Ulysses, Kansas - April 13, 2011
The Harvest Bowl, 10-lane bowling center in Ulysses, Kansas will be offered up for sale to the highest bidder this next month. Faulkner Real Estate will be performing one of their "Private Auctions" which involves taking bids over the phone up to a specified date. The bidding for the Harvest Bowl will go through May 10th and will end after that date when one final bidder remains.
The building is over 8,000 square feet and has a large parking area with 150 feet of Kansas Highway 25 frontage. The bowling center was recently remodeled and includes 10 Brunswick 'A' Machines as well as automatic score keepers, bumpers on every lane an extensive snack bar and many other features. The center is selling as a turn-key package and includes everything one needs to run a successful bowling center in southwest Kansas. Surprisingly enough bowling centers are on the rise with over 70 million bowlers enjoying this close-to-home family friendly recreation and 3 million participating in leagues. Additionally during tough economic times bowling centers do quite well. In 2008-2010 bowling centers across the U.S. enjoyed increased play of nearly 75%. This success is the result of bowling's ability to offer reasonably price family fun.
With a minimum opening bid below $100,000, about 12 dollars per square foot, this presents a great opportunity to anyone interested in owning a bowling center or a large commercial space along Highway 25.
Anyone interested in the opportunity to own a nice bowling center in western Kansas should contact Jerry Stutzman of Faulkner Real Estate in Ulysses, Kansas. Jerry is a licensed Real Estate Broker serving all of the southwest Kansas region and a part of the Faulkner Team under managing Broker Mark Faulkner.